Diseases of aquarium fish.
If aquarium fish are not just Pets but also good friends, which improve mood and make life more colorful, You possibly can easily determine that there is something wrong. Constant and attentive care is the best preventive against any disease. But what if our aquarium fish started acting weird? Because of diseases in fish, as in humans, a great many, in this article we will discuss those diseases that are pronounced in the behavior of fishes, namely their position in the water and manner to float.
Fish lies at the bottom of the aquarium . If it has become sluggish, pay attention to how she looks. If her body shows a separation of scales in combination with blood streaks, and her swollen abdomen, then it’s bad: most likely she is suffering aeromonosis. This aquarium fish disease is an infectious abdominal dropsy, which is peculiar to Karam. Dropsy is introduced into the aquarium with live food from ponds with a high degree of zaryblenny with a new or sick fish. It is a disease of the dirty and cold waters, and usually very contagious and intractable. Usually sick fish have to destroy and disinfect the aquarium, however, in certain cases, in the initial stage of the disease recovery is possible.To do this, carefully clean the aquarium with active aeration. Medicine is the therapeutic dose of acriflavine or solution of potassium permanganate.
If the fish at the bottom of the aquarium does not have the mentioned symptoms, then it is possible that she is suffering from inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract . It manifests itself in the redness near the anus, difficulty breathing, and the exit of feces from namerevalsya food. Sometimes fish lose coordination and can swim belly up. Such problems occur when feeding aquarium fish and poor quality food. Or very frequent feeding. This applies to both the standard drab dry food, but more often — to the living and spoiled: bloodworms, Tubifex, koretra. In this case, fasting in observance of cleanliness, regular water change, proper aeration and the observance of a thermal mode. To apply fasting can be from 3 to 7 days, after which gradually begin to feed, but good in small portions and easily digestible feed. Dry food should be excluded, and the use of Cyclops, Daphnia or live fresh koretra.
In case Your aquarium fish all swimming in the upper layers of the water, ceases to eat and is exhausted, be sure to pay attention to how she breathes. If breathing is normal, it is most likely about bothriocephalus — parasitic bowel disease, which is called inflammation of its mucosa. In this case, the treatment is Kamala, which is mixed with food, fenasalom or phenothiazines.
If the fish floating at the surface, greedily trying to gulp air . it is possible she is suffering from Gill rot — fungal disease of aquarium fish . It affects the blood vessels of the Gill filaments, clogging them. The treatment is performed with a solution of copper sulphate, formalin sometimes. As for medication in the form of the sodium salt of nystatin or levorina.
If Your fish swims on its side . has on the body whitish spots and lumpy protrusions and exophthalmia, it is likely that Peugeot. This disease in which sparovek glugea is formed in the connective tissue cells and disrupts the body. Unfortunately, the treatment of this disease is not possible, so after you remove the fish from the aquarium it is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. If pucheglazija and no knot, banal possible overfeeding. In this case, the fish may also roll over belly up. Treatment of aquarium fish in this case is similar as in the gastrointestinal tract.
In General, the aquarium fish swimming in the unusual position of almost always associated with loss of swim bladder. This is not necessarily infection or a parasite. Often this is due to mechanical damage, for example when one fish attacks another.
Another reason for the strange behavior of the fish may serve as adverse conditions — hypoxia, poisoning or stress in connection with a change of scenery. During hypoxia fish swimming in the upper waters, as they contain more oxygen than deeper. Proper aeration solves this problem pretty quickly.
Poisoning of aquarium fish is accompanied by convulsive movements and a significant weakening of the orientation. The fish may bump into objects, walls of the aquarium and quite often their color becomes more pale. The cause of poisoning is often poor quality or spoiled feed or released into the water of toxic substances. They can be composed of tap water and on the feet of your beloved cat, who decided to take home fishing and polylaminate a couple of fish. For the treatment of aquarium fish transplanted to another aquarium water until thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.
All of this suggests that it is necessary to closely monitor the conditions of the fish. Follow all the rules of care and feeding of Your aquarium fish will not get sick. They love the constant temperature and oxygen conditions, moderate food and a clean environment. Make sure that Your fish always received due attention and they will bring to Your home comfort and harmony for many years.